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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $640 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 32 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
535
Rank: 24th
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
25,604
Rank: 18th
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
47.9 This Provider
Avg 32
Total Paid
by Medicare
$490K
Rank: 22nd
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$917 This Provider
Avg $640

Note: About 73% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Sarah B. Clarkson
Average for Rheumatology Providers in Virginia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 81 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
drug
DRUGS

Injection infliximab, 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
3,940
times performed,
15% of her services

1st 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$382,180an average of $97 per time performed $210,160
an average of $53 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
2,520
times performed,
10% of her services

2nd 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$48,510an average of $19 per time performed $27,619
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
1,101
times performed,
4% of her services

3rd 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

133
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$11,010an average of $10 per time performed $1,453
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
786
times performed,
3% of her services

4th 6th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

337
patients got this service, 63% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$109,254an average of $139 per time performed $56,270
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
407
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 7th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

286
patients got this service, 53% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$42,328an average of $104 per time performed $20,358
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
197
times performed,
0.77% of her services

6th 11th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

118
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$29,121an average of $148 per time performed $9,194
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
134
times performed,
0.52% of her services

7th 13th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

23
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$51,054an average of $381 per time performed $13,833
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, 2 views

Service Code: 73120
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.46% of her services

8th 28th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

58
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,360an average of $80 per time performed $2,367
an average of $20 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
0.38% of her services

9th 60th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

62
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,425an average of $15 per time performed $404
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-... +

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
0.37% of her services

10th 23rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

96
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,376an average of $306 per time performed $4,634
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
0.37% of her services

11th 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

81
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$1,880an average of $20 per time performed $275
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
0.34% of her services

12th 33rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

20
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,280an average of $310 per time performed $15,506
an average of $176 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.28% of her services

13th 21st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

54
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$2,130an average of $30 per time performed $1,339
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour ×

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.26% of her services

14th 17th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$4,620an average of $70 per time performed $1,564
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.24% of her services

15th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

61
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,080an average of $280 per time performed $6,689
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.16% of her services

16th 49th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

26
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,600an average of $90 per time performed $925
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.11% of her services

17th 47th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,190an average of $110 per time performed $1,691
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.11% of her services

18th 51st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

25
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,291an average of $79 per time performed $746
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.11% of her services

19th 73rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

24
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,660an average of $95 per time performed $607
an average of $22 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.09% of her services

20th 19th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$330an average of $15 per time performed $42
an average of $2 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.09% of her services

21st 55th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$660an average of $30 per time performed $321
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.09% of her services

22nd 43rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$660an average of $30 per time performed $547
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.08% of her services

23rd 44th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

17
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,869an average of $93 per time performed $907
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.08% of her services

24th 79th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

20
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,900an average of $145 per time performed $504
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip 2 or more views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.08% of her services

25th 99th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

20
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,900an average of $145 per time performed $625
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.07% of her services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in VA perform this service

18
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,620an average of $90 per time performed $267
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Skin test for tuberculosis

Service Code: 86580
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.07% of her services

27th 98th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

18
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$432an average of $24 per time performed $93
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.06% of her services

28th 48th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$832an average of $52 per time performed $237
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of her services

29th 50th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,850an average of $190 per time performed $1,128
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.04% of her services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in VA perform this service

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,925an average of $175 per time performed $386
an average of $35 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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